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Losing Weight, Gaining Energy: How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

After college, Richard Hubbard headed down a dangerous path of weight gain and hypertension. Plant-based eating helped him reverse course.   My bad…

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I Lost 64 Pounds in 7 Months on a Plant-Based Diet

Last November, because of a change to my insurance, I had my first appointment with a new physician. I went into the…

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I Stopped Yo-Yo Dieting, Lost Weight, and Got Off Blood Pressure and ADD Meds with a WFPB Diet

Over the past 30 years, my weight has cycled up and down from the 140s to the 180s. I would exercise off…

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Life Insurance Insures Your Death. I Decided to Start Insuring My Life

Three years ago, I weighed 284 pounds. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and a stated policy of avoiding…

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also…

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Eric & Peety: A Story of Mutual Rescue

In 2010, Eric O’Grey weighed over 300 pounds, had type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and took over $1,000 in medications per…

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